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Thursday 12th

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Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Thursday 12th, CD

Summary


This virus activates on Thursday the 12th, popping up a window with a warning that the next day is Friday the 13th. It pretends to be an anti-virus program, called VirCheck V1.2

The virus avoids infecting programs with names containing the following patterns:


SCAN

 (McAfee's SCAN) CLEAN

(McAfee's CLEAN) VIR(Various anti-virus programs) ARJThe ARJ compression program FLUFLUSHOT+ from Ross Greenberg COMMAND
COMMAND.COM

Removal


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